Who is Jack Counsell? Craig Counsell’s Children

Jack Counsell

Jack Counsell is an American teen baseball player who is known as one of the four children of Craig Counsell, a former professional baseball player and current manager for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball. He was previously the manager for the Milwaukee Brewers.

Jack’s father holds the Brewers’ franchise record for most managerial wins in team history and led the team to five of their nine all-time postseason appearances.

He was an infielder who played 16 seasons in MLB for five teams and was known for his unique batting stance. He had several notable postseason performances, winning the World Series in 1997 with the Florida Marlins and in 2001 with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Counsell has the distinction of having been on base for the last two times that the World Series ended with a walk-off hit, and was named the NLCS Most Valuable Player in 2001.

His father was born in South Bend, Indiana. He grew up in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, and attended Whitefish Bay High School, where he played baseball. His father, John, worked for the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball (MLB) as their director of the speakers bureau and director of community relations.

Counsell attended the University of Notre Dame, where he played for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish baseball team. He was an infielder for the Irish, with a career batting average of .306, 204 runs, 166 RBI, 50 doubles, and twice as many walks (166) as strikeouts (82), graduating in 1992.

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